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Love under the -- -- presented by Allen guarding revenue to average 45 dollar Italian dinner tonight in olive garden when you're here at your family and I opened up by our Olympic family. -- -- In van dyke and the limits of foxsports.com. Great comeback stories it's almost been like the year -- come back 2012 we've got some potential ones -- Janet Evans with a man to be had with their Torres. I was just in the pool they -- fall short but we still have some great ones so. -- good one what's the best one in terms of combat them. The year for. I think they're very good one for me that I found is burst on Dellums these. Foreigner meter runner. And high school he was a phenomenal high school athlete. Went to USC. On off campus accident got shot in his way and then just this year he comes in makes them Olympic team. He took third place and no one even expected him to because he didn't really compete as well as he did the Olympic trials as he did NCAA championships. He is this -- last year in college. -- that has to be. One of my favorite team and a. It's a really good one I have to go in the pool you know I got to go to Reno -- come I could I you know Anthony -- huge comeback story back in 2000 with his last games and he won the gold medal in the fifty meter freestyle and he was like the darling of those Olympics because no one -- really heard Germany was so young. Ended up retiring after 2003. Sold his gold medal. And he just all of a sudden a couple of months ago that you know -- I think once once again made the Olympic team again and I will predict he will battle. You know I'm gonna go with now on to I mean I think what what people don't realize how they're there is questions. -- was in the aftermath of the shooting of whether he'd even be able walk again. And for him to come back and get. You -- deceiving. Make it to the trials let alone here. You know the Olympic Games is is just incredible story and I think that's. -- those there's sort of stories that I think -- so captivating about the Olympics mean everybody loves an underdog. Even Americans -- and that's. You know so I I think there's going to be a lot of eyes on really on both on both of those guys and it's you know that's the I think they'll be. To really interesting stories in London. That's what about Anthony -- situation in terms of you think you got it out of your system and then you come back I olympians sitting here. What does he miss what to all of they miss so badly than a decade later -- I've got to do it again. And I guess it yet that I'm. Petition it here here's the thing I mean you know I -- against speak for almost everybody I mean you're an athlete he hit eight you love to compete. But also that you love the attention I mean it's almost like mommy didn't hug you enough for whatever and so when you hear that applies -- love those people are loving you for what you do. And it's such a great era -- hit out there and get into the blocks and you know hearing that take your mark in in the gun going off and that pure adrenaline is rushing through you. It's really addictive and announce something right now my guys at that I am not making a comeback. You know posted. You guys come the day ever doing that just you know getting back on the horse -- never on mountain. Out -- say to me. Though the hardest thing it is for somebody especially after you retire. I believe 90%. Of athletes go -- -- depression because it's like we don't hear those cheers anymore we don't. You know where and I'm no man's land at that time because we're not doing what we know used to do every day you wake up got to he's got to go -- got to. You ready for something else. But you know. So you have that little depression era so some people decide okay I'm -- go back because that's what I'm used to or some. As me I'm very comfortable being retired because. There is nothing more in the sport that I had to accomplish I accomplished I'm blessed enough. To have accomplished everything that I wanted to so it's it was a little bit easier for me. Maybe for you because you -- -- a year ago and I. -- but I mean it's tough. Because. You know you get away from something that you've been doing for so many years. And and you just don't do it anymore so you don't hit it two years the phones are not green. For you to come be here. And you know. You don't have you're. Yours. You're Robert rock crowd also it's something that we've been doing since we're a little kid you know and now now you have to realize. I have to grow up I have to be an adult. And a lot of us are in the hunt ready to be adults yet -- -- they come -- and that's what day to all the seven year how wolf when you not to go on my -- Now I have to completely figure out who I am when I'm going to do it's you know most of busts are in our sixties -- when we get to that and retired you know that. You guys obviously have to get ahead you know not not outlet. And being an athlete years so consumed. With doing your sport you don't think about what you're going to do. After you're finished you know you don't wanna think about finishing. So -- really not prepared and that's win some people give lost. And in that transition. Of being retired and not knowing what big wanna do that's why a lot of people come back to it. Some people make it some people go well understandable and. I have a feeling with him he has his own lab section every time he locked into any -- yeah he's got there -- Oh yeah that's editor for the Olympic -- -- presented by all of guarded tried to do different what if a dollar Italian dinner tonight an olive garden. Don't forget keep it on -- radio five votes that count on your and to me.